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Date Printed: 7/29/2016
Los Vascos Reserve 2005
Los Vascos Reserve 2005
(search item no. 90937)
International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 7/29/2016: $17.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2006 Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Grape Varieties: 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Carmenère, 5% Syrah, 5% Malbec

The color is an impressive intense ruby. The nose explodes with fruit: cherry, strawberry, raspberry, plum, light mint and black pepper. The oak and the toast of the barrels do not dominate the fruit and bring delicious aromas of coffee, tobacco, cinnamon and crème brûlée. In the mouth, the wine is wonderfully concentrated and juicy. The finish shows intense fruit of cherry and strawberry with a nice touch of licorice. Well balanced, without any heaviness, this velvety and luscious wine is delicious to taste.

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About Los Vascos:

Los Vascos traces its roots to approximately 1750 and to the original vineyard of Miguel Echenique. The vineyard passed down through the family throughout the succeeding centuries.

The acquisition of 50% of Los Vascos by Rothschild (Lafite) in 1988 was the result of a careful search among more than one hundred Chilean wines for one that could meet their criteria for excellence. A team of winemakers from Domaine Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) control the viticulture, harvest, maceration, fermentation and aging of the wines at Los Vascos. Strict control of yields from the estate and adherence to the winemaking techniques of Chateau Lafite result in wines of high quality, whose characteristics do not escape connoisseurs. All production is estate bottled.